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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Great Lakes Foot & Ankle Institute's ALS Challenge!

Our business manager, Stefanie, nominated Drs. Frascone, Hansen, LaMar and King for the ALS ice bucket challenge. Not only did they accept the challenge, but also made a $400.00 donation!

Watch us take the challenge!

Monday, June 16, 2014

You don't want to miss out!

Come see us at the Bay-Rama parade on Sunday June 22nd! We will be in our parking lot facing 23 mile road. We've got some things you won't want to miss out on!

Which popsicle does your child like best; Spongebob, Ninja Turtle, Spiderman, Batman or Hello Kitty? These popsicles will be courtesy of Great Lakes Foot & Ankle Institute (FREE!) for children.

Parents! Don't forget we will have a FREE tigers ticket raffle; four tickets, parking pass, and two food vouchers good for one hot dog and a small soft drink!


Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Baseball and Foot/Ankle Injuries

Baseball is the national pastime in America. From kids to adults, playing baseball is one of the most enjoyable team sports. The rapid and changing movements associated with the sport place many pressures on your feet and ankles. Inadequate stretching, improper shoes, and repeated motions lead to the most common foot problems that occur among baseball players, such as Achilles tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, shin splints, stress fractures, ankle sprains, and bone fractures.

Learn more about baseball and foot/ankle injuries on our website at:
http://www.greatlakesfootandankle.com/library/1766/Baseball.html

Friday, May 2, 2014

Golf and How It Affects Your Feet!

A large part of the attraction of golf is the time spent outdoors. During an 18-hole round of golf, the typical player walks four-to-five miles over the course of three-to-five hours. Common foot injuries and problems associated with golf are related to overdoing it, particularly if an underlying structural problem exists in your feet.

Learn more about Golf and how it affects your feet here:
http://www.greatlakesfootandankle.com/library/1857/Golf.html



Athletic Foot Care

Whether you are a professional athlete or play sports just for fun, the demands made on your feet and lower limbs can lead to a range of injuries, including blisters, sprained ankles, torn ligaments, shin splints, knee pain, lower back pain and other joint or muscle problems. Added to these are common complaints such as corns, calluses and Athlete's Foot. Your running style, quality of footwear, and even minor limb length differences can contribute to injury.

To learn more about Athletic Foot Care, visit our website at:
http://www.greatlakesfootandankle.com/library/1765/AthleticFootCare.html

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Pink and Blue United For A Cause 5K Walk/Run

We'll be there, will you?



Team Angels is hosting their 6th Annual Pink and Blue United for a Cause 5K walk/run. The event begins and ends at Stony Creek Metro Park (Baypointe) on Saturday, May 17, 2014. All are encouraged to participate in this community event. So get ready to get those bodies moving for a good cause.

Net proceeds from the event will benefit all cancer patients in our community who come for healing at the Van Elslander Cancer Center and Webber Cancer Centers and their satellites.

http://www.teamangelsfoundation.org/events.html